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Mortality

The proportion of deaths to population

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Life expectancy

Expected number of years of life remaining at a given she, such as birth

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Chronic diseases

A disease that typically begins slowly, progresses, and persists, with a variety of signs and symptoms that can be treated but not cured by medication

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Health life expectancy

Expected number of years of full health remaining at a given she, such as birth

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Health-related quality of life (HRQoL)

Assessment of impact of health status - including elements of physical, mental, emotional, and social function - on overall quality of life

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Health

The ever-changing process of achieving individual potential in the physical, social, emotional, mental, spiritual, and environmental dimensions